Home Site Map HPHA Intranet Contact Us Privacy Policy
You are Here : Home    News & Events    Around The Alliance!    Huron Perth and Area Ready to Take the Lead in the Province’s Vision for Improving Health Care
 
<September 2019>
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
18/09/2019
Moving Forward With Stroke - Goderich
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm / Goderich: Harbor Hills Retirement Community / A drop-in support group for adult stroke survivors and caregivers!
19/09/2019
Clinton Public Hospital Auxiliary Penny Sale
Royal Canadian Legion, Clinton / 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Your thumb is the same length as your nose.
Around The Alliance!
Physician Recruitment in Stratford
Patient Partner Profile: Joani
A Day in the Life: Social Work
HPHA Implementing Temporary Laboratory Adjustments
Pharmacy Sterile Compounding
A Look at Canada's New Food Guide
It's All in the Data
Access to Primary Care
Celebrating 10 Years of the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team!
MyChart Now Available at HPHA!
Volunteers: Lifting Communities!
Huron Perth and Area Ready to Take the Lead in the Province’s Vision for Improving Health Care
Physiotherapy Myths Debunked!
smallTALK Hits a Significant Milestone!
Clinton Public Hospital Second Floor Set to Reopen
Laboratory Adjustments at Clinton Public Hospital & Seaforth Community Hospital
Supporting Our Patients Through Art
Charting A Course to Success
Q & A With A Quality Assurance Lead
HPHA Recognizes Excellence at its Annual General Meeting
Putting a Face on Organ and Tissue Donation in Our Communities
Q & A with Purchasing/Inventory Support
Q & A with an Emergency Department RPN
Have Diabetes and Craving Change? Then This Workshop is for You!
September Blood Donor Clinics
Take Our Website Redevelopment Survey!
65th Annual Penny Sale!
What's For Dinner Wednesday
Getting to Know our Rehabilitation Assistants
HPHA's Facebook Protocol
HPHA's LinkedIn Page
HPHA's Twitter Protocol
Media Releases
Blood Donor Clinics
Find a Family Doctor or Nurse Practitioner
Website Feedback
Website Redevelopment Survey
2018 Pediatric Day Conference Presentations
Huron Perth and Area Ready to Take the Lead in the Province’s Vision for Improving Health Care

May 15, 2019

In response to a new vision for health care in Ontario, over 50 independent healthcare organizations from across Huron Perth and area have submitted a formal Self-Assessment to the government in anticipation of being asked to establish an Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Representing areas such as EMS, Home Care and Community Support Services, Hospitals, Long Term Care, Mental Health and Addictions, Midwifery Services, Primary Care, and Residential Hospice, the team will ultimately be accountable to the government and the local population for the majority of publicly funded health services delivered across the region.

While many questions remain to be answered, the partners in this assessment are committed to identifying those key areas where their roles intersect, and to make sure that the unique needs of those individuals accessing services ultimately drive the changes necessary to improve the system. It is also recognized that, as a fluid process, additional partners will join the team moving forward.

“This is an exciting time in Ontario, as communities are being asked to develop models of care that are unique to their areas, and that support a broader health system strategy that puts the patient first while standardizing accountability province-wide,” says Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance President and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Williams. “The more we can integrate services around the people accessing and using our system, the more their individual care needs will be met. In attaining this goal, providers and consumers alike will be engaged to ensure all voices guide priority setting.”

Initially, the focus of the team will be on individuals who have chronic conditions, those accessing palliative care supports and individuals of all ages in need of mental health and addiction services. Efforts will also focus on: defining shared governance accountabilities between the partners, including the important leadership role of clients, patient partners and residents; and, on identifying digital health opportunities that will make services more accessible.

Once all self-assessments have been reviewed, the government is expected to formally invite a number of applications from across the province, with the first OHTs to be announced in the fall. From there, Teams will be continually announced until such time as all qualifying providers are part of an OHT.